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Quality 42CrMo4

Technical card
According to standards EN 10269: 2001
Lucefin Group
Number 1.7225




Chemical composition
C% Si%
max
Mn% P%
max
S%max Cr%

Mo%

0,38-0,45 0,40 0,60-0,90 0,035 0,035 0,90-1,20 0,15-0,30
0.02 + 0.03 0.04 + 0.005 + 0.005 0.05 0.03


Product deviations are
allowed
Temperature C
Hot-forming Normalizing Quenching

Quenching Tempering Stress-relieving
1100-850 870
air
860
oil or polymer
850
water
550-650
air
50 under the
temperature of tempering
Soft
annealing
Isothermal
annealing
Spheroidizing
annealing
End quench
hardenability test
Pre-heating welding Stress-relieving
after welding
300 550 furnace cooling
AC1 AC3 MS Mf
720
air
(HB max 240)
820 furnace cooling
to 670, then air
(HB 180-240)
730-740
furnace cooling
(HB max 200)
840
water
745 790 335 120

Mechanical properties
Hot-rolled +QT EN 10269: 2001
Kv and traction test at room temperature in longitudinal size
mm R Rp 0.2 A% C% Kv +20 C Kv -40 C Kv -100 C HB
from to N/mm
2
. N/mm
2
min. min. min. J min. J min. J min.
60 860-1060 730 14 50 50 40 27 258-322
+QT = quenched and tempered

Min. proof strength 0.2 % at high temperatures Rp 0.2 N/mm
2
- EN 10269: 2001
d. max 60 mm 720 702 677 640 602 562 518 475 420 375
C 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550

Plastic deformations and creep rupture resistance Temp. Mod. of elasticity
GPa
Thermal
expansion 1 (1%) N/mm
2
R N/mm
2

C E long. G tang.
10
-6
K
-1

C 10.000 h 100.000 h 10.000 h 100.000 h
20 210 80 450 190 137 320 240
100 205 78 11.1 500 88 49 137 96
200 195 75 12.1 550 29 15 59 30
300 185 70 12.9 600


400 175 67 13.5
500 13.9
600 155 59 14.1


1 = permanent creep strain strength 1%
R = creep rupture strength

Thermal conductivity W/(mK) Specific heat capacity
J/(KgK)
Density
Kg/dm
3

20C 250C 500C
Specific electric resist.
Ohmmm
2
/m
Electrical conductivity
Siemensm/mm
2

460 7.85 33.5 34.0 34.2 0.19 5.26

Kv and traction test at room temperature in longitudinal on hot-rolled +QT material. Lucefin experience
R Rp 0.2 Rp/R A% C% Kv +20 C Kv -20 C diameter
mm
grain
size N/mm
2
N/mm
2
min. min. J min. J min.
40 6 995 845 0,85 15,2 58 90-90-92 60-58-58
60 5-6 947 767 0,81 16.0 60 84-78-80 50-50-56

Data under fatigue +20 C Data under fatigue +20 C
+N 328 +N 1000
+QT 716
Cyclic yield strength, y
N/mm
2
low cycle number
+QT 1454
Fatigue strength coefficient, f
N/mm
2
low cycle number
+N 0.12 +N -0.11
+QT 0.10
Cyclic strength exponent, n
low cycle number
+QT -0.08
Fatigue strength exponent, b
low cycle number
+N 673 +N -1.00
+QT 1367
Cyclic strength coefficient, K
N/mm
2
low cycle number




+QT -0.72
Fatigue ductility exponent, c
low cycle number


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